Posts Tagged: Peter Eisenman

Thinking Big: The City of Culture of Galicia as Regional Development Strategy

[Text originally commissioned in 2011 for the catalogue of an international traveling exhibition on museums of the 21st century that never materialized and for which I was never remunerated] “Our client wanted a project that is ‘in the world.’”[i] -Peter

Thinking Big: The City of Culture of Galicia as Regional Development Strategy

[Text originally commissioned in 2011 for the catalogue of an international traveling exhibition on museums of the 21st century that never materialized and for which I was never remunerated] “Our client wanted a project that is ‘in the world.’”[i] -Peter

Reality Check: Spain

[Text originally published in Mark Magazine #50] Revisiting architecture is always a good thing to do, especially when the work is risqué and experimental, and especially when times are a-changin’, as they are in places like Spain. For nowhere has

Reality Check: Spain

[Text originally published in Mark Magazine #50] Revisiting architecture is always a good thing to do, especially when the work is risqué and experimental, and especially when times are a-changin’, as they are in places like Spain. For nowhere has

The Politics of Crap

Architectural competitions to design *only* the facade of a building are increasingly commonplace in Germany, according to an op-ed piece in the German magazine Bauwelt. These kinds of competitions provide a compromise solution between a city’s qualitative interest in maintaing

The Politics of Crap

Architectural competitions to design *only* the facade of a building are increasingly commonplace in Germany, according to an op-ed piece in the German magazine Bauwelt. These kinds of competitions provide a compromise solution between a city’s qualitative interest in maintaing

Interview with Peter Eisenman

[This is an excerpt of an interview I conducted with Peter Eisenman in Santiago de Compostela in May 2010. The full interview is published in KLAT magazine #4, which can be ordered here] Rafael Gómez-Moriana: I can’t help noticing that

Interview with Peter Eisenman

[This is an excerpt of an interview I conducted with Peter Eisenman in Santiago de Compostela in May 2010. The full interview is published in KLAT magazine #4, which can be ordered here] Rafael Gómez-Moriana: I can’t help noticing that

City as Landscape: City of Culture of Galicia by Eisenman Architects

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #27] Monte Gaiás Library Is the pleasure of architecture intellectual or sensual? Of the mind or of the body? This theoretical debate, which is currently raging between the parametric-blobo-diagrammatic-conceptualists and the mythopoetic-tectonic-perceptual- phenomenologists has been

City as Landscape: City of Culture of Galicia by Eisenman Architects

[Originally published in Mark Magazine #27] Monte Gaiás Library Is the pleasure of architecture intellectual or sensual? Of the mind or of the body? This theoretical debate, which is currently raging between the parametric-blobo-diagrammatic-conceptualists and the mythopoetic-tectonic-perceptual- phenomenologists has been